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Dr. Mütter"s marvels

Cristin O"Keefe Aptowicz

Dr. Mütter"s marvels

a true tale of intrigue and innovation at the dawn of modern medicine

by Cristin O"Keefe Aptowicz

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Published .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Physicians,
  • Medical innovations,
  • Biography,
  • Mütter Museum

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Cristin O"Keefe Aptowicz
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRD27.35.M88 A68 2014
    The Physical Object
    Pagination371 pages
    Number of Pages371
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27166526M
    ISBN 101592408702
    ISBN 109781592408702
    LC Control Number2014014747
    OCLC/WorldCa871509046

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    Dr. Thomas Dent Mütter was an audacious medical innovator who pioneered the use of ether as anesthesia, the sterilization of surgical tools, and a compassion-based vision for helping the severely deformed, which clashed spectacularly with the sentiments of his time in the mid 19th century. Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz, author of Dr. Mütter’s Marvels, interweaves an eye-opening portrait of. In the narrative spirit of The Devil in the White City, Dr. Mütter’s Marvels interweaves an eye-opening portrait of nineteenth-century medicine with the riveting biography of a man once described as the “[P. T.] Barnum of the surgery room.” Disclaimer: I love sharing the joy of reading and living an active life.


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